It was a mournful day for the Osmonds. Donny Osmond paid tribute to close friend Kim Goodwin after he sadly passed away on Sunday, April 14. The “I’ll Make a Man out of You” singer took to social media to share a sweet message along with a few pics to honor of the passing of his dear friend — who has been working for him and sister Marie Osmond for more than 25 years.

“I am heartbroken to inform you that my friend Kim Goodwin passed away on Sunday afternoon,” the 61-year-old captioned the post. “Kim started out as our hair and makeup guru and eventually became like family to us. I was able to spend some time with Kim last Wednesday. Even though he was quite ill and bedridden, we laughed and joked about all of the great memories we’ve shared over the years.” Take a look at the post below and be sure to swipe left to see all the pics.

“Kim was unbelievably talented. Not only did he do our hair and makeup, he prepared all of our publicity shots — even the building wraps on the Flamingo,” Donny recalled. “He was loved and adored by everyone he worked with. Our entire cast and crew will miss him dearly. Godspeed, my dear friend Kim. #RIP #UntilWeMeetAgain.” 

Fans of the handsome hunk couldn’t hold back from sending their condolences. “In your remarks, I feel your love for him and also the heartbreak. What a wonderful legacy of live, devotion and talent he has left behind,” one fan wrote in the comment section of Donny’s post. “So sorry for all the Vegas family for Kim’s passing. He was much too young,” said another.


According to Marie, 59, Kimmy was first hospitalized in late January. The “Paper Roses” songstress then shared in February that he had to undergo quintuple bypass surgery after suffering a “massive heart attack.” Over the weekend, though, she took to Instagram to honor her longtime friend.

“Waited until now to post this, but today I said goodbye to my best friend Kimmy,” Marie wrote in the caption. “He left this earth for a better place and although my heart is breaking and I know this hole in my heart will never be filled, I am so happy that he was able to leave this life knowing he was loved.”

We are praying for you, Donny and Marie! Rest in peace, Kimmy.

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